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roofie

(ro͞o′fē)
n. Slang
A tablet of the sedative flunitrazepam.
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E (ecstasy), dust, acid, weed, mushrooms, nitrous, GHB, coke, crack, k (ketamine), opium, roofies, and tons of pills.
Other street names for the drugs include jellies, eggs, norries, rugby balls, vallies, moggies, mazzies, roofies and downers.
South Wales Police, Venture Wales, Entrepreneur Action, the Chamber of Commerce, Cardiff Council, and drinks safety charity the Roofies Foundation, have also backed the scheme.
Rohypnol - known as Roofies - is used to treat extreme sleep disorders.
However, to me the term "street drugs" conjures up a picture of illegal drugs that are not available by prescription: heroin (over 100 street names), cocaine, marijuana, Rohypnol (roofies), GHB (Grievous Bodily Harm), Ecstasy (ex), LSD (acid), ketamine (Special K), and methamphetamine (crank, ice).
The kit will allow revellers to test their drinks for drugs such as Ketamine, GHM and Benzodiazpines, which include Rohypnol ( known on the streets as Roofies.
Street names for flunitrazepam include roofies, roapies, la roacha, roach-2, Mexican valium, and others.
Like GHB, Rohypnol (roofies, rophies, forget-me pill) acts as a sedative.
Last week a survey of pubs and clubs in Essex revealed that eight out of every 200 drinks had been spiked with 'roofies' or date-rape drugs.
The move was backed by The Roofie Foundation - the street name for the pills is "roofies" - which runs a drug-rape helpline.
Tasteless, colourless drugs such as GHB (gamma hydro-xybutyrate) and Rohypnol - known as "roofies" - are most often used to make victims delirious before assaults.